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From rkw <wip...@nortel.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Adding Alias with HTTPS
Date Wed, 29 Jul 2009 15:39:57 GMT

OK, needed to add:

RewriteEngine  on

:(

Thanks.

rkw wrote:
> 
> It is still just loading the HTTP page fropm the alias, not redirecting to
> HTTPS. Any ideas?
> 
> Also, I would like it to be more generic as far as the redirect host is
> concerned. 
> 
> Could I just do:
> 
> RewriteRule myApp/(.*) https://%{HOSTNAME}/myApp/$1   [R]
> 
> or something similar?
> 
> 
> Krist van Besien wrote:
>> 
>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 9:12 PM, rkw<wippel@nortel.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I want to add an alias:
>>>
>>> Alias myApp /opt/installdir/myApp when I install my application. I can
>>> do
>>> this fine by adding a myApp.conf file into the /etc/httpd/conf.d folder
>>>
>>> But, this makes the application accessible both via http and https.
>>>
>>> I can add the alais into the Virtual Host on port 443 in the ssl.conf
>>> file
>>> and get it to work, but, ideally, it would be much easier to install if
>>> I
>>> could just do everything in myApp.conf file.
>>>
>>> How can I bind that alais to the Virtual Host on port 443 without
>>> changing
>>> the ssl.conf file?
>> 
>> I had a similar problem. My solution was to allow the existence of the
>> alias on the http host, but redirect it to the https host. Like this:
>> 
>> Alias /myApp/ /opt/installdir/myApp
>> 
>> RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
>> RewriteRule myApp/(.*) https://www.mysite.com/myApp/$1   [R]
>> 
>> What you could also do is have the Rewrite return a Forbidden:
>> 
>> RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
>> RewriteRule myApp/(.*) - [F]
>> 
>> HTH,
>> 
>> Krist
>> 
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